GAME VARIATIONS. Four Players (Alternate Rule). • Make play more challenging by adopting the following rule: contacts between pieces of the same color may. Well, now Blokus Trigon is out, and the pieces are built out of triangles There is a variant rule that is more like classic Blokus, where you can. 2. Wed Oct 1, am. by ackmondual. 0, Some questions on rules for Blokus Trigon. by ackmondual Wed Mar 5, am. 4. Fri Jun 6, pm.

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I think I have mentioned before my affection for Blokusa wonderful board game ryles placing pieces on a grid, but they are only allowed to touch at the corners. Trigonn, now Blokus Trigon is out, and the pieces are built out of triangles instead of squares.

We just happened to see it while heading into Game Empire this week, and of course I snatched it up. Probably the biggest change is the fact that you play on a triangular grid, of course; this greatly reduces your ability to block opponents. It rulees makes it a bit harder to see possible combinations and shapes. Because of the triangles that poke out of pieces, it is possible to place a piece with a corner touching a side of another piece, and still only have one point of contact.

There are some things that Trigon does better than Blokus: When playing three players, the outermost spaces are unavailable and helpfully, the board marks them off with a matte finish.


Now I just need to track down a copy of Gembloa hex variant from Korea. Rkles just learned about this one today — figures, I had wanted to try a hex version myself, and wrote up notes on rrigon a couple of years ago and just never did anything with it. And now here it is, and it came out last year.

You gotta move on ideas, see? Well in preview the img tags worked… I guess I just link to the pic I was trying to insert above. Found while looking for maybe a cheaper place to buy this online, but seriously why not just order it from the site you linked. This item is currently backordered with no firm available date.

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No copies on eBay, and though I found one other store with it, the store is not accepting orders for anything until August 1st. Aikido in board-game form.

Triangles especially would make a very different environment. You realize you just made me kill an hour designing a board game based on set packing, right? Now I need to playtest it. Now I need to play against you.

Blokus Trigon Game Rules

In Trigon, you do not start at the edges — you start midway to the center, in a ring. It may just be me, or my browser, but that image may be too large and it breaks the text of this page and makes the other image float around the main page. You can actually find PC versions of Rulee online.

I tried an open-source Java clone called Blokish ; unfortunately, I remember not being able to correctly rotate pieces. Blokus ttigon definitely a puzzle game that needs an online version, ranking ladders, and championships.

Pieces can be rotated, however belatedly i realized for some shapes flips could be meaningful too. What do you mean try your quick hack “above”? By the way, after I wrote that about BlokishI downloaded the bin again and found that the rotate function was different than the mirror function, and both functions were bound to different keys. The official online version of Blokus can be found at http: I ended up locating a copy from Boulder Games, but it appears they are out of stock glokus well.


But I am glad I picked it up! Plus, it supports up to six players.

Click past the break for a pic of the board and my thoughts. July 20, at July 20, at 5: July 20, at 7: Taolurker, I put the image you found in the main article. Because This item is currently backordered with no firm available date. But I DO have friends in Korea… hmm. July 22, at July 23, at 1: July 23, at 9: July 24, at 3: July 24, at 5: July 24, at 7: July 24, at 9: July 24, at In the boardgame, you can flip any way you like. September 26, at 7: We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

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